Federal Judge Finds Barr Was Biased In How He Handled Mueller Probe Rollout

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March 6, 2020 5:38 p.m.

Judge finds bias in Barr Mueller report handling: A federal judge said this week that Attorney General Bill Barr “distorted” various aspects of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report when he announced its findings last spring. The decision was made as part of a Freedom of Information Act suit brought by Buzzfeed News and others to access a non-redacted version of the document. U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton announced Thursday that he would review an unredacted version of the tome in private.

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